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Issac plans on instant impact at Linebacker U

Danzel Issac: 6-3, 215 pounds, and wicked fast

NEARLY LOST IN the fax machine hive of activity on Letter-of-Intent-Day was Oregon State's late hour charge to successfully land junior college linebacker Danzel Issac. A fast 'backer with size, Issac sounded like he was all but ready to sign with Nebraska. But the Beaver coaches were not to be so easily dissuaded.

Thirty prep and junior college student-athletes signed with Oregon State earlier this month, seven of them listed by OSU as linebackers. Issac, one of two junior college LBs along with Joey LaRocque, was by all accounts Nebraska-bound as late as January. But as is wont to happen in recruiting, things can change quickly. Credit the Beaver coaching staff for hitting the pavement and...

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